Solar Apprentice Electrican

Company Name
Solect Energy
Company Website
Location (City)
Hopkinton, MA
Job Category
Job Sector
Job Type
Full Time
Contact Info Karan Foster 5085983511

Solect is currently seeking to hire an experienced Apprentice Electrician.  The Apprentice Electrician is an integral member of the Service/Operations and maintenance crews, who are responsible for maintaining and inspecting commercial/industrial solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The candidate must demonstrate strong customer communication skills, be self-driven and independent with a passion for the solar industry.  Must be able to manage a large volume of projects while demonstrating excellent work quality.

Job Duties/Responsibilities: 

Key Responsibilities

  • Help to install, maintain, and repair electrical systems and photovoltaic (PV) power generation systems
  • Assist with troubleshooting electrical components, wiring diagrams, transformers, inverters, panels and circuits
  • Tracing out short circuits in wiring, using test meter
  • Working consistently in a safe and effective manner
  • Maintaining tools, vehicles, and equipment. Keeping parts and supplies in order
  • Examining electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation. Tighten connections using hand tools
  • Constructing controllers and panels, using power drills, saws and punches
  • Measuring, cutting, and bending wire and conduit using measuring instruments and hand tools
  • Accurate and effective communication, both verbal and written, to document findings and requirements
  • Learning and using software to aid in project management and documentation

Desired Skills, Experience and Capabilities

Essential Requirements:

  • Positive driving record and valid state driver’s license

  • Good communication skills and the ability to interact positively in a team environment

  • Willingness and ability to walk a customer’s property which will include terrain and rooftops

  • Ability to work in extreme environments (example: heat, snow, rain, wind, etc)

  • Willingness and capability to climb ladders, stairs, and work on rooftops

  • Ability to lift, pull, and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks

  • Capable to lift 50 lbs of weight frequently throughout assigned workday

  • Ability to work in various positions, including, but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time

  • Superb customer service skills - a high level of professionalism and a positive demeanor is a must

Greater Advantage if you possess:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Solar PV Basics, Fundamentals and Troubleshooting

  • OSHA 10 Certification

  • NABCEP Certification a BIG plus


Solect Offers;

  • Competitive Salary

  • Profit Sharing

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance available

  • Short Term and Long Term Disability

  • 401(k)

  • Company assigned fleet vehicle

  • Internal OSHA and Technical training

How to Apply: 

Please submit your application at our webiste or submit a resume to

About the Company: 

About Solect Energy
Solect Energy, based in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, is the recognized leader in commercial-scale solar. We develop smart, customized strategies based on a deep assessment of each customer’s energy needs and requirements, then deliver solar design and installation solutions, operations and maintenance services, and the most advanced energy storage systems. Solect offers proven expertise in development, technology, policy, and incentives, as well as individualized financial guidance. Our practical, systematic approach helps businesses and organizations reduce energy costs and optimize their solar investment. To date, Solect has installed over 80 megawatts of commercial PV systems, with a focus on commercial, light industrial, and institutional properties throughout New England. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter at @SolectSolar.
Solect Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition to a disease, lawful off-duty conduct or political activities, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, leave of absence, compensation, and training. Discrimination based on any of the above groups is strictly prohibited.

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